Puppet Show

Collection with 12 media items created by Anik Rahman

05 Apr 2014 08:23

After every five years, the time for general election comes in Bangladesh, bringing with it a fresh season of despair and uncertainty. For the last couple of months, the nation has been passing through sheer horror and uncertainty due to the ongoing fierce political unrest that sparked from a couple of issues.

Recently, the chronic violent political demonstration by the opposition allies started posing threat to the lives of common people. Random usage of handmade bombs on streets forced many to be blind and cut off physical organs, while patrol-bombs, hurled on running vehicles, burnt several people alive.

The unconscionable political demonstration by the opposition parties and the illogical stance of the government are endangering the common people who are now the worst victim of this dirty political game. They talk about democracy, they talk about freedom, they talk about human rights, but where is their ideology when these half-burnt people moan on hospital beds? Where is their democracy when people die burning alive in running bus? Till 10/01/2014 the death toll from Dhaka Medical Burn Unit is 21 and the number of injured and under treatment victims are numerous. “Shame on our dirty politics where power is more important than the welfare of people. Here in Bangladesh, people are the puppets in the hands of our political leaders” – said one of the victims of present political demonstration.

Election Bangladesh Politics Violence Petrol Bomb Human Rights

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By Anik Rahman
04 Dec 2013

Difference, probably Sabed Ali Islam's wife can feel it better. Sabed Ali Islam is a petrol bomb victim due to the opposition parties’ blockade and strike during driving CNG.

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By Anik Rahman
09 Jan 2014

The hunger of food, what they all know about life. The hunger of power, what all the politicians know about life. During the strike and road blockade of opposition party mostly the people who feed their family by daily income goes out in the street and become the puppet of stinky political practice and scream in the burn unit.

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By Anik Rahman
09 Jan 2014

Mohammad Ripon, a petrol bomb victim who lost his one eye almost and got burnt almost every part of his body due to opposition parties road blockade. And he is the only earning person of his family.

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By Anik Rahman
12 Jan 2014

Rehana putting jell to his husband's burnt face who is a victim of political violence

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By Anik Rahman
05 Dec 2013

Riad is another petrol bomb victim who is piece of diamond for his mother. After admitting Riad in DMC Burn Unit his mother didn’t take any rest for taking care his son. And suddenly in one afternoon her mom laid over his leg and slept.

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By Anik Rahman
10 Dec 2013

Al-Amin is a minibus driver who feeds his family and for this he has to go out every morning to earn money. But during driving the minibus he was attacked by the political picketer.

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By Anik Rahman
05 Dec 2013

Hasan is burnt more than 90% of his body and doctor is sending him to ICU.

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By Anik Rahman
05 Dec 2013

Sabina came with the other member of her family to visit his dad in Dhaka Medical College Burn Unit and her dad is a petrol bomb victim.But one of his dad's friend informed that Sabina's dads face got burnt badly and she might get scared.And for this she was at the other part of the hospital with one of her uncle.

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By Anik Rahman
09 Jan 2014

Sabina's father in DMC burn unit.

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By Anik Rahman
06 Dec 2013

A petrol bomb victim's dead body was taken to Dhaka Medical Morgue.

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By Anik Rahman
06 Dec 2013

And finally Hasan left this world at the age of 15 and his body was ready to reach his home for the funeral.

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By Anik Rahman
06 Dec 2013

Murad’s wife is screaming after his death. He left two children with his wife. He was attacked by political picketer during driving his own truck which was damaged also.